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Former archbishop of Canterbury: We are a post-Christian nation - Telegraph

Former archbishop of Canterbury: We are a post-Christian nation - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Former archbishop of Canterbury says Britain is no longer a nation of believers, as Telegraph poll reveals Christians are reluctant to express their faith
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Going Nuts in Nanaimo Over Chick-fil-A | CCCC News & Blogs

“This is just nuts – you know – it is just nuts – so I support this.”  Councillor Jim Kipp of the Nanaimo City Council had no idea just how prophetic his May 5, 2014 statement was to become.  Though not what he intended, it is an apt description of the decision he and fellow councillors made – “it is just nuts.”  .....

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Convert to Christianity sues church, claiming it broke confidentiality promise and thus exposed him to attack for apostasy in Syria

Convert to Christianity sues church, claiming it broke confidentiality promise and thus exposed him to attack for apostasy in Syria | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
If the jury believes the plaintiff's factual claims, the law would likely be on his side.
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Christian College Clubs Face Scrutiny for Wanting Christian Leaders - World Religion News

Christian College Clubs Face Scrutiny for Wanting Christian Leaders - World Religion News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
College clubs centered on religions are being accused of discrimination for excluding non-believers from leadership roles.
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The Coming Gay Marriage Witch Hunt

The Coming Gay Marriage Witch Hunt | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Is this the new McCarthyism? With the battle over gay marriage beyond hope, some conservatives say they fear being run out of public life for being on the losing side.
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Cuba's Catholic Church may restrict rare forum for open debate | Reuters

HAVANA, June 16 (Reuters) - The resignation of two editorsof an outspoken Roman Catholic Church magazine in Cuba threatensto stall what had been a thriving political dialogue inside Cubaand a rare forum
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The War on Christians

The War on Christians | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
For at least three reasons, the contemporary persecution of Christians demands attention: It is occurring on a massive scale, it is underreported, and in many parts of the world it is rapidly growing.
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A Sunday Spent with Jimmy Carter

A Sunday Spent with Jimmy Carter | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Southwest Georgia is Baptist country. The back roads heading south out of Columbus are bracketed by red soil, scruffy pines, and clapboard buildings sporting names like Shiloh Marion Baptist Church, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and Greater Good Hope Baptist Church.
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Obama and the Paradoxes of Progressive Christianity: An Interview with James Kloppenberg

Obama and the Paradoxes of Progressive Christianity: An Interview with James Kloppenberg | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
On March 27-29, scholars gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Danforth Center on Religion & Politics for the conference “Beyond the Culture Wars: Recasting Religion and Politics in the Twentieth Century.
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Becket Fund explains defense of TN mosque#.U5c-gGxOVMu#.U5c-gGxOVMu

Becket Fund explains defense of TN mosque#.U5c-gGxOVMu#.U5c-gGxOVMu | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A law firm dedicated to religious liberty is pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit from Tennessee residents who tried to shut down a new mega-mosque in Murfreesboro Tennessee.
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BioEdge: Quebec legalises euthanasia

BioEdge: Quebec legalises euthanasia | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Quebec has become the first Canadian province to legalise euthanasia. Bill 52 easily passed in the National Assembly by a…
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Syrian Crisis Splits Activists And Religious Groups Over Aid

Syrian Crisis Splits Activists And Religious Groups Over Aid | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Syrian civil war is now in its fourth year. Many are calling it the worst humanitarian situation in a generation. Faith groups and human rights activists are divided over what to do.
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Hobby Lobby founders, family explain commitment to operating business according to faith (+video) | Deseret News National

Hobby Lobby founders, family explain commitment to operating business according to faith (+video) | Deseret News National | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Deseret News National Edition fills a void in the American media landscape through rigorous journalism for family- and faith-oriented audiences.
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Secular group protests Navy’s rejection of humanist chaplain

Secular group protests Navy’s rejection of humanist chaplain | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Non-theist groups say religion teacher was well-qualified for the job. Navy declines comment.
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Preacher Arrested for Crossing Police Barricade Blocking Christians Found Not Guilty

Preacher Arrested for Crossing Police Barricade Blocking Christians Found Not Guilty | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
FORT WORTH, Texas -- A Texas preacher and a member of his congregation have been found not guilty of 'interfering with public duties' for crossing a police barricade ...
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Westhampton Beach News - Federal Judge: Westhampton Beach Village Cannot Block Religious Boundary - 27east

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Laïcité in Rome

Laïcité in Rome | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
This week, CLR Forum is in Rome, where we're co-hosting our third international conference, "International Religious Freedom and the Global Clash of Values," on June 20-21. For people interested in...
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Court stops Australian funding of school chaplains

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Will gay marriage end in divorce for church and state? - Telegraph

Government plans to permit homosexual couples to marry could hasten the end of established religion. But Church and state have been drifting apart for years
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Marriage Equality and Religious Liberty: Another Chapter in the Story

Marriage Equality and Religious Liberty: Another Chapter in the Story | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
On April 28, 2014, the United Church of Christ—joined by clergy from Lutheran, Baptist, Unitarian Universalist, and Jewish congregations—and six same-sex couples filed a lawsuit in the federal district court in Charlotte, North Carolina, challenging the constitutionality of the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Similar to the 66 pending lawsuits in other jurisdictions across the country (including two lawsuits in the federal district court in Greensboro, North Carolina), these plaintiffs allege that North Carolina's “Amendment One,” approved in 2012 by 61 percent of the state's voters, violates the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the U.
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Becket Fund, ACLU Hit Florida over Denial of Kosher Food to Jewish Prisoners -

Becket Fund, ACLU Hit Florida over Denial of Kosher Food to Jewish Prisoners - | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is a non-profit, public-interest law firm dedicated to protecting the free expression of all religious traditions.
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Religion Clause: Recent Articles of Interest

Religion Clause: Recent Articles of Interest | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Christianity meant to be practiced not imagined, says Pope

Christianity meant to be practiced not imagined, says Pope | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Pope Francis centered his daily homily on the Beatitudes, stating that they are Jesus’ practical guide on how to live the Christian life, which often goes against what the world tells us.
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At Vatican, Day of Prayer With Focus on Uniting

At Vatican, Day of Prayer With Focus on Uniting | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Israeli and Palestinian presidents went to the Vatican on Sunday at the invitation of Pope Francis, and Jews, Christians and Muslims offered invocations for peace.
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Religion and law round up – 8th June | Law & Religion UK

Religion and law round up – 8th June | Law & Religion UK | Law and Religion | Scoop.it

Sloppy reporting on HS2, conscientious objection and the status of religious weddings

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